Skalski, Jonathan

Jonathan Skalski Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
JSkalski@rockford.edu
Phone: 815-226-4134


Department

Psychology

Education

Ph. D., The University of West Georgia
M.S., Brigham Young University
B.A., Saint Mary's University of Winona, Minn.

About/Bio:

Dr. Jon Skalski has a liberal background in clinical/counseling psychology, human development, and the theory and philosophy of psychology. Dr. Skalski has training in counseling psychology and has worked in clinical settings. He has worked as a S.A.S.S. (Screening, Assessment, and Support Services) Counselor/Clinician in the Chicago suburbs. During the past four years, he has been employed conducting psychiatric assessment in the Piedmont Newnan Hospital Emergency Room in Georgia.

Dr. Skalski obtained his M.S. degree in psychology at Brigham Young University, and his prior research, focused on sudden development and transformation, has received internet news and media attention from outlets like Forbes, United Press International, International Business Times, Daily Mail, Medical News Today, and other outlets. Click here to read the article online in Forbes.

Dr. Skalski obtained his Ph.D. from the University of West Georgia in a new and innovative psychology program, rooted in humanistic approaches, which specializes in integrative approaches to psychology. His dissertation titled Beyond Being Tolerant: The Phenomenology of Negatively Tolerating and then Beholding and Embracing the Other investigated shifts in one’s experience and perception of others.

Skalski Curriculum Vitae‌ ‌‌‌

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